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Financial and Business Cycle Measures Database

The Financial and Business Cycle Measures Database is intended for economists who analyse the developments of financial and business cycle measures. The database contains extensive data on different financial and business cycle measures for 41 countries (EU28+OECD) for the period 1994–2014 (quarterly and annual).

In using the data, the appropriate citation is ‘dataset constructed by Comunale (2015)’, while the appropriate reference is Mariarosaria Comunale (2015). Financial Cycle Measures for 41 Countries: A New Database. Bank of Lithuania, Occasional Paper, No 9 (1.1 MB download icon).

Please do not alter the dataset if you intend to refer to it as ‘Comunale (2015)’.


Structural Labor and Product Market Reforms Database

Structural Labor and Product Market Reforms Database (118.1 KB download icon) is intended for economists who analyse the incidence, coverage or the effects of structural labor and product reforms on the economies. The database contains a set of indicators on labor and product market reforms for 34 countries for the period of 1995-2005 (annual). The exceptional feature of this database is the coverage of Central and Eastern Europe economies.

The dataset has been developed using the funding from the research grant No P-LL-18-246 under agreement with National Science Centre in Poland and the Research Council of Lithuania.

In using the data, the appropriate reference is ‘DAINA reforms dataset_v1’ and the link to the database.


The Bank of Lithuania does not assume any responsibility in relation to the data and accepts no liability relating to any use of the data.

We would appreciate your feedback on individual country estimates or problems you may encounter with the data. Please contact: [email protected]

Last update: 08-09-2022